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Brown relocates from London to expand JLL’s office landlord services platform in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER. 1 Oct., 2012 — As part of its continued expansion in the Vancouver commercial real estate market, Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) has hired Matthew Brown as Vice President of Agency Leasing. Brown comes to Vancouver from Jones Lang LaSalle’s London office, where he was Director responsible for leasing commercial space for many of the UK’s largest institutional landlords.
“The strengthening of our market presence in Vancouver is one of Jones Lang LaSalle’s strategic priorities in Canada, and we’re thrilled to have someone of Matt’s calibre join our team,” said Ray Ahrens, Executive Vice President. “With his extensive experience in the London office sector, Matt brings an added dimension to our ability to deliver outstanding results for landlords here. We look forward to the important role Matt will play in enhancing our landlord services platform in this important market.”
Brown will focus on the development of leasing strategies, branding and marketing of office space, market positioning, identifying prospective tenants, and negotiating lease terms. For owners that require more extensive services, Brown will advise on the development of office space, realignment strategies and leasing campaigns.
Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for more than a decade and opened its Vancouver office in January 2011. With Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, and Calgary. Jones Lang LaSalle offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, mobile engineering services, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants across Canada. The firm currently manages more than 31 million square feet of commercial real estate space across Canada.
About Jones Lang LaSalleJones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit www.joneslanglasalle.com.
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